News

Robert's Weekly Column - 22nd July 2020

As face coverings become compulsory in shops from Friday 24th July, I am concerned about the impact that they will have on those who are hard of hearing and rely on lip reading, or those with autism and other disabilities.

A pay rise for public sector workers

We’ve announced that almost 900,000 public sector workers, including doctors, teachers and police officers, will see above-inflation pay rises.

Hop, Skip & Jump Update

A new provider has been found to run the short breaks service formerly provided by Hop Skip and Jump.

Robert's Weekly Column - 15th July 2020

Last week, the Government announced further major economic support measures, and already North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson and I are encouraging local businesses who are registering for the Government’s new ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ scheme to get in touch, so that we can showcase and promote their i

Swindon MPs Pay Tribute and Thank School And College Leavers

Swindon MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson have paid tribute and thanked all of those pupils leaving school and college in Swindon this year.

School closures and cancelled A-Level and GCSE exams due to COVID-19 have affected thousands of students across the town.